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Rim Trail/ Campus Loop

Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
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One of the best views of the entire city

I grew up in Durango and this overlook used to be where us kids would park and neck with our... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Jim A
Roseburg, Oregon
Fantastic view

Well worth the drive to see the whole valley below you. Several pull-outs available, with a few... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Colonial Heights, VA
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15 May 2017
“One of the best views of the entire city”
4 May 2017
“Fantastic view”
Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

I grew up in Durango and this overlook used to be where us kids would park and neck with our dates-lol Needless to say, the view is stupendous though quite a climb even in a car. The used to have bed races down Fort Lewis...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Well worth the drive to see the whole valley below you. Several pull-outs available, with a few tables available.

Thank truck06
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We thank others who posted on TripAdvisor about this opportunity to overlook downtown; we would not have known about it otherwise. The route we drove from the downtown began on East College Drive, continued up hill to the traffic circle where we took the second...More

1  Thank Mike O
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Reading the reviews here we gather there is a Rim Trail hike and a scenic drive called the Campus Loop. We did the loop following Rim Drive which encircles the Fort Lewis College campus. There are nice views of Durango and surrounding mountains. You can...More

Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We like to drive around the towns we visit, so we drove up to the college. Has great views of the town, the train coming in and watched a storm come in.

Thank lovethebeach87311
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a short loop, easy drive which has a pullout for looking over Durango and the entire region. When the sun is out, expect some beautiful long view pictures with downtown immediately below you. This was also recommended by the Tourist Info Center. Takes...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 17 June 2016

took a ride up to the campus and loved the area. Be aware of whats around you. We saw two year old bear running along the hill.

Thank Troy V
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This is a spot I recommend when you are in the area. Might take 30 minutes of your time. You get a nice view of downtown and area. Get some good pics ( our panoramic turned out nice). Walk around a little and that is...More

Thank Tyke555
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We did part of this trail and it was awesome! Great views of the city and surrounding mountains/river!

Thank justme602
Reviewed 1 June 2016

If you haven't already done a lot of walking then this trail offers a nice view of downtown and is good for a morning or evening stroll.

Thank David E
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